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Marin 24-Hr Hotline ~ Call 415-499-1100 if you are feeling suicidal. 24-hour confidential hotline; crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and grief counseling provided free of charge to Marin residents.

We offer these resources in the hope they will be of value to you, our guests. However, we have not fully reviewed the providers nor their sites, and we cannot guarantee the quality of their information or service. We recommend "due diligence" when seeking information or conducting business on the Internet.

  Recommended site Marin CAMFT ~ directory of local psychotherapists from Marin chapter of CAMFT.
CAMFT ~ California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists; includes state-wide "therapist finder".
  Board of Behavioral Sciences ~ the web site for the California state agency that governs the practice of psychotherapy by licensed Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs), and Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEPs). Information, consumer protection, and links.
1-800-Therapist ~ Referral network for therapists in the U.S.
American Holistic Health Association ~ A nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting holistic principles: honoring the whole person (mind, body and spirit) and encouraging people to actively participate in their own health and healthcare.
The Center for Mental Health Services ~ Information and news from the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Help Guide ~ Online guide to mental, emotional and social health.
Recommended site Internet Mental Health ~ A free encyclopedia of mental health information.
Mental Health Screening ~ A nonprofit organization developed to coordinate nationwide mental health screening programs; local, telephone and online screening information.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill ~ A nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses.
National Institute of Mental Health ~ Information and news about U.S. government-sponsored research into mental illness.
National Mental Health Association ~ The U.S.'s oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness.

Addiction & Coaddiction ~ Hundreds of links from Relationshipweb. Alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, smoking, food, and more.
Addiction & Self-Harm ~ Extensive information about self-harming behaviors and their addictive qualities.
Alcoholics Anonymous ~ Still the best option for the approximately 2,000,000 members. Fellowship, information and support, one day at a time.

Alcoholism & Drug Addiction Recovery Alternatives ~ Alternative viewpoints about addiction, recovery, and treatment that do not use "the disease model" to explain our choices and behavior.

Recommended site Nutrition and Addiction Recovery ~ Ideas on how diet and exercise can positively influence addiction recovery, from the Christian Recovery Connection.

The Science of Substance Abuse ~ A special section of Science Magazine, from October, 1997, focusing on the neuroscience of addiction. (Free limited registration is necessary to view the articles.)

Sobriety and Recovery Resources ~ Personal stories, links, and publications.

Substance Abuse & PTSD ~ Information about the correlation between addiction and trauma from a treatment program.

Alternative Therapies
American Music Therapy Association ~ Information about music therapy, finding a music therapist, workshops & training opportunities.

Recommended site Arts & Healing Network ~ An international resource for anyone interested in the healing potential of art, especially environmentalists, social activists, artists, art professionals, health care practitioners, and those challenged by illness.

Dulwich Centre ~ Information about narrative therapy, workshops, and publications.
The Hakomi Institute ~ Information about Hakomi body-oriented psychotherapy, trainings & workshops and a therapist directory.
Natural Psychotherapy ~ Information and online resources about a holistic, natural approach to mental & emotional health, from a psychologist with over 40 years of experience.

Anger Fog ~ Integrating anger through personalized treatments from San Francisco-based program.
Recommended site Anger Online ~ An extensive list of articles, self-tests and other information compiled by a Toronto-based therapy center.

Center for Anger Resolution ~ Practical steps for managing anger, workshops, and tapes from a therapist in Texas.

Guide to Psychology & Its Practice ~ A general discussion of anger from a San Francisco-based psychologist.
Violence Awareness & Prevention Guide ~ Extensive discussion of violence and how to prevent or avoid it.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America ~ Non-profit organization that promotes the early diagnosis, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders.
Anxiety Panic Hub ~ An Australian-based empowering approach to recovering your power over anxiety.
Recommended site The Anxiety Panic Internet Resource ~ User-supported self-help resource for those with anxiety disorders.
Holistic Treatments for Anxiety ~ Information about a wide range of holistic approaches to anxiety treatment.
National Anxiety Foundation ~ A non-profit, volunteer organization with information and a directory.
Social Phobia/Anxiety Association ~ A non-profit organization providing resources for people struggling with social phobia and social anxiety.

Child Abuse
Child Abuse Prevention Network ~ Originally launched as an outreach effort of the Family Life Development Center at Cornell University; provides information, links to other resources.
Child Help USA ~ Non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children; sponsors a national child-abuse hotline in the U.S.
International Child Abuse Network ~ Articles, books, and other resources to help break the cycle of child abuse.
Recommended site The Natural Child Project ~ Information about raising health children and preventing child abuse

  Depression Alliance ~ UK charity offering help to people with depression, run by sufferers themselves; information on symptoms and treatment.
  Recommended site Holistic Treatments for Depression ~ Information about a wide range of holistic approaches to depression treatment.
  Depression & Male Sexuality ~ The sexual side effects of depression and some of the medications used to treat it
  Online Depression Screening Test ~ An online assessment tool.

Suicide and Suicide Prevention ~ Links to hotlines, information, and articles on suicide prevention at a depression-focused website from a New York City psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist.

  Symptoms of Depression ~ Information on depression in different populations (children, adults, new mothers) as well as treatment and resource information.
  What Is A Depressive Disorder ~ Extensuve information from a research-based website.
Domestic Violence
Building Better Families ~ Therapeutically-oriented treatment programs for men, women and teens living or working in and around Marin County, CA. Anger management and domestic violence groups. Assessment and referral services.

California Courts Self-Help Center ~ Domestic violence forms, advice, and resources, including materials in Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Domestic Violence Intervention Project ~ Nonprofit providing a range of diverse services challenging men, supporting women, working in partnership, influencing policy and campaigning for change.
Recommended site Family Violence Prevention Fund ~ SF-based nonprofit working to end domestic violence and help women and children whose lives are devastated by abuse.
Men-Web Domestic Violence ~ Information on "husband battering", child abuse rates by gender, and other aspects of male victims of violence.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence ~ Information about making every home a safe home.

National Domestic Violence Hotline ~ Link to more than 4,000 family violence service providers nationwide.


Elder & Dependent Adult Abuse

Administration on Aging ~ "Your source for information on aging" from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

Declaration on the Abuse of the Elderly ~ From the 41st World Medical Assembly of the World Medical Association.
Elder Abuse Law Center ~ An extensive law library, articles, links, and other resources from a Beverly Hills attorney.
DV Hopeline ~ A domestic-violence resource from a phone company -- imagine that!

Recommended site National Center on Elder Abuse ~ U.S. Administration on Aging website with resources for policy makers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families.

Nursing Home Abuse Info Center ~ An internet legal directory offering the opportunity to research nursing home abuse and a victim's rights associated with nursing home injuries.
The Survivor Project ~ Elder abuse and neglect issues for lesbian, gay male, bisexual and transgendered elders.

Recommended site AARP Grief & Loss ~ A collection of resources and information for people of all ages who are grieving.
Alive Alone ~ An organization for the benefit of bereaved parents, whose only child or all children are deceased.

The Compassionate Friends ~ A national nonprofit, self-help support organization that offers friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings.

Hospice Foundation of America ~ A nonprofit organization that promotes hospice care and works to educate professionals and the families they serve in issues relating to caregiving, terminal illness, loss and bereavement.
The Shiva Foundation ~ A nonprofit organization formed to open the dialogue around issues of grief and loss in such a way that honors loss in the cycle of life; links, FAQs, workshops, book.

The Men's Therapy Project ~ Information on men's health from a non-profit educational organization made up of physicians, researchers, public health workers, individuals and other health professionals.
Recommended site MenWeb ~ Information, poetry, articles, and resources on a wide range of "men's work" issues (fathering, grief, work, etc.).

National Men's Resource Center ~ Non-profit group promoting health and positive change for men; extensive listing of resources and information.

Short-term Therapy for Men ~ A short but interesting article presenting some of the concerns that keep men from -- and bring them to -- therapy, by NY/Wash.DC-based psychologist.

Online Therapy
ISMHO ~ The International Society for Mental Health Online...a guide for online therapists, including discussion groups, white papers, and links to other resources.
NetPsychology ~ Explores the uses of the Internet to deliver Mental Health Services.
One Dream ~ Steve Sisgold offers email consultation and a web-based course in realizing your dreams.
Recommended site ~ An online testing, discussion and advice site oriented towards learning and growing.
Wylie Goodman, Psy.D. ~ This New York clinical psychologist offers e-therapy and other options for working online as well as resources and links on a variety of mental health topics.

Parenting ~ Parenting practices to help parents deal with the day-to-day care taking, guidance, and development of their child from Girls and Boys Town.
Parent Soup ~ A magazine-format site oriented towards moms; parenting tips, chat rooms and message boards for specific concerns.
Recommended site Positive Discipline ~ Promotes and encourages the development of life skills and respectful relationships for kids and their family, school, business and community systems through "positive discipline".

Self Injury
Addiction & Self-Harm ~ Extensive information about self-harming behaviors and their addictive qualities.
SAFE-Alternatives ~ Information about treatment from Illinois-based group.
Recommended site Secret Shame ~ Support (not shame) for those who practice self-injury (cutting, etc.) as self-care.
Self-Injury ~ Information about self-harming behavior from the National Mental Health Association.

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Trauma Information ~ Articles and resources on trauma from an award-winning site.
Recommended site National Center for PTSD ~ Information about various kinds of trauma, their consequences, and treatment, from the U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs.
Approaches to the Treatment of Traumatic Stress ~ Resources relating to treatment of PTSD and other responses to extreme events.
PTSD and Addiction ~ Interesting article about trauma and addicition.

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Business-Inc.Net ~ Links to websites in a wide variety of categories (Health, Psychology, Religion, Alternatives, etc.).

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